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Texas: State in the United States
Texas is the second largest state in the United States by area and population. Located in the South Central region, Texas shares borders with the states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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'Outsourcing' asylum: U.S. sends Guatemala first Honduran migrant in new plan

The first foreign asylum-seeker arrived in Guatemala on Thursday from El Paso, Texas, under a U.S. agreement that establishes it as a safe third country to process people fleeing persecution in their..
Reuters - Published

U.S. sends Guatemala first Honduran migrant under asylum deal

The first Honduran asylum-seeker arrived in Guatemala on Thursday from El Paso, Texas, under a controversial U.S. agreement that establishes Guatemala as a safe third country to process people fleeing..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Texas


Prototype rocket ruptures during SpaceX pressure test [Video]Prototype rocket ruptures during SpaceX pressure test

SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype ruptured during pressure testing at the space company's Texas facility on Wednesday.

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After 12 Years, 'Lavender Doe' Is Finally Identified [Video]After 12 Years, 'Lavender Doe' Is Finally Identified

Volunteer internet sleuths on a true-crimes website have helped identify a woman dubbed 'Lavender Doe.' According to Newser, a woman was found dead, her body on fire, on Oct. 29, 2006, near Longview,..

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Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting [Video]Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

Three people were shot and killed in a morning attack at an Oklahoma Walmart on Monday, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the latest in a string of deadly shootings in the United States...

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Kanye West performs for Houston jail inmates [Video]Kanye West performs for Houston jail inmates

Kanye West and his choir stopped at the Harris County Jail in Houston, Texas for a surprise concert. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Flu Season: Two More Dead As Illness Continues To Spread [Video]Flu Season: Two More Dead As Illness Continues To Spread

Connecticut confirmed Thursday that two adults have died as a result of influenza-related complications. According to the CDC, 2.3% of healthcare visits this week were related to "influenza-like..

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Anti-Abortion Centers In Texas Want Planned Parenthood's Forfeited Federal Funds [Video]Anti-Abortion Centers In Texas Want Planned Parenthood's Forfeited Federal Funds

Planned Parenthood gave up roughly $60 million this summer when it left a federal family planning program. This was in opposition to a new Trump admin rule prohibiting clinics from referring for..

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Walmart lifts outlook, El Paso store reopens [Video]Walmart lifts outlook, El Paso store reopens

Walmart raised its earnings forecast ahead of the holiday shopping season. And as Fred Katayama reports, it reopened its El Paso, Texas store that was the site of a massacre that killed 22 people.

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Kanye West To Appear At Joel Osteen's Church [Video]Kanye West To Appear At Joel Osteen's Church

The rapper will visit the pastor's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, a representative for the church told the Houston Chronicle Tuesday. Osteen will conduct a 15- to 20-minute conversation..

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U.S. Midwest, Northeast hit by Arctic blast [Video]U.S. Midwest, Northeast hit by Arctic blast

An Arctic blast pummeling the northern United States on Monday is forecast to break more than 400 cold-temperature records in the next 48 hours. Gavino Garay reports.

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Travis Scott fans injured as stampede breaks out at Astroworld Festival [Video]Travis Scott fans injured as stampede breaks out at Astroworld Festival

Fans of Travis Scott were left injured after a stampede broke out at the gates of the star's Astroworld Festival at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Saturday.

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Kanye West makes surprise appearance at Travis Scott's Astroworld festival [Video]Kanye West makes surprise appearance at Travis Scott's Astroworld festival

Kanye West made a surprise appearance at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas to perform his new single on Saturday.

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Lewis Hamilton continues celebration after sixth World Championship [Video]Lewis Hamilton continues celebration after sixth World Championship

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his team after winning his sixth world championship. The 34-year-old wrote his name into the pantheon of Britain’s all-time sporting greats by winning..

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"He doesn't like guns, religion or oil": Trump takes swipe at Beto [Video]"He doesn't like guns, religion or oil": Trump takes swipe at Beto

President Trump went off script and mocked Texas native and former Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke at a White House event Wednesday.

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ATX TV Festival Sets Up 'Parenthood' Reunion | THR News [Video]ATX TV Festival Sets Up 'Parenthood' Reunion | THR News

The Austin, Texas-based annual event has set up its big reunion for 2020 and will reunite the cast and creators of NBC's beloved family drama 'Parenthood.'

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Site Popular With QAnon Rebrands [Video]Site Popular With QAnon Rebrands

The forum formerly known as 8chan has been relaunched and rebranded. According to Business Insider, it's now operating under the new name '8kun.' 8chan was pulled down in August after the El Paso,..

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Missing Couple Found In Texas Shallow Grave [Video]Missing Couple Found In Texas Shallow Grave

James Lawrence Butler and Michelle Elaine Butler were a couple who had been traveling for over a year. According to Newser, they were found last Sunday in Padre Island, Texas, buried in a shallow..

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Pathetic 'poor bastard': Trump reacts to O'Rourke leaving race [Video]Pathetic 'poor bastard': Trump reacts to O'Rourke leaving race

Beto O'Rourke has ended his 2020 election campaign. At a rally in Mississippi on Friday, President Trump belittled his former opponent and the "sick" media coverage of congressional Democrats'..

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Beto Heckled [Video]Beto Heckled

On Wednesday, Beto O'Rourke visited Newtown, CT, the site of one of America's worst shootings. O'Rourke wanted to discuss gun prevention. But some in Newtown weren't having it. According to Fox 61,..

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend Fashion Group International's annual Night of Stars Gala [Video]Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend Fashion Group International's annual Night of Stars Gala

Designers Rick Owens, Donna Karan and Brandon Maxwell were honoured at the event in New York on Thursday night. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Giuliani associates Parnas and Fruman arrive for arraignment [Video]Giuliani associates Parnas and Fruman arrive for arraignment

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, are scheduled to be arraigned in federal court on alleged violations of U.S. campaign finance laws. Rough cut (no reporter..

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How Much Lower Can Beto O'Rourke Sink? [Video]How Much Lower Can Beto O'Rourke Sink?

Beto O'Rourke's campaign is sinking. The former Texas congressman is fighting a losing battle to become the Democratic nominee. A new poll from SurveyUSA shows he is polling at 0% with key..

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In Texas, a 26-year-old liberal takes on a moderate [Video]In Texas, a 26-year-old liberal takes on a moderate

Jessica Cisneros is a 26-year-old immigration lawyer gunning for her former boss’ job, saying Representative Henry Cuellar's values are out of touch with the sprawling south Texas district he has..

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Homes destroyed after Dallas tornado [Video]Homes destroyed after Dallas tornado

Aerial views of Dallas County, Texas Monday morning revealed damaged homes from Sunday night's tornado that knocked out power for more than 175,000 homes and businesses. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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House Intel Members Want Giuliani To Testify Now [Video]House Intel Members Want Giuliani To Testify Now

Members of the House Intelligence Committee say Rudy Giuliani should testify before Congress. Politico reports the news comes days after Giuliani refused to comply with the House’s impeachment..

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Mexicans sue Walmart over Texas shooting that left victims on both sides of border

Ten Mexican citizens have sued Walmart over the shooting at a store in the U.S. border town of El Paso, Texas, that killed eight Mexicans and left eight more injured, saying that Walmart did not do..
Reuters - Published

Migrant protesters occupy U.S.-Mexico border bridge, crossing closed

Migrants seeking asylum in the United States who are camped in a dangerous Mexican border town occupied a bridge to Brownsville, Texas on Thursday, leading U.S. authorities to close the crossing,..
Reuters - Published

In a first, Tejas water comes in biodegradable plastic bottles


IndiaTimes - Published

Government to release Sikh prisoners; diaspora welcomes decision

The Sikhs of America delegation led by Jesse Singh met the visiting Indian Prime Minister Modi on the eve of 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston, Texas on September 21.
DNA - Published

America's first Sikh police officer fatally shot dead in Houston, Texas

Sandeep Dhaliwal was a 10-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff's Office and a father of three, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said at a press conference.
DNA - Published

Owaisi warns Modi against friendship with Trump, says they held hands like 'lovers' at Texas event


IndiaTimes - Published

Speculation unfounded: Milind Deora after tweet exchange with PM Modi

Congress leader Milind Deora on Tuesday described as "unfounded" speculation of his future political path, after the exchange of tweets between him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the latter's US..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi talks up renewable energy after pledging to buy Texas fossil fuels


IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: Holding each other's hands, Modi-Trump take lap around NRG stadium after 'Howdy, Modi' event

PM Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump take a lap around the NRG stadium in Houston, Texas
DNA - Published

India challenging mindset of people who thought nothing can change: PM Modi at 'Howdy, Mody!' event

Addressing a mega-event at NRG stadium in Texas, the Prime Minister received a warm welcome by the Indian-American community.
DNA - Published

'Howdy, Modi!': Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for India's leader

Tens of thousands of Indian-Americans packed into a Houston stadium Sunday for a rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joined by U.S. President Donald Trump, in a rare mass show of support..
Reuters - Published

Sharing dreams and stage too: Trump to join ‘Howdy, Modi’

With US Prez Trump confirming attendance at PM Modi's upcoming diaspora event in Texas, Pak is learning that common values and business ties are trumping its efforts to paint a dark and cataclysmic..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump stuns Pakistan with thumbs up for 'Howdy, Modi' rally

With US Prez Trump confirming attendance at PM Modi's upcoming diaspora event in Texas, Pak is learning that common values and business ties are trumping its efforts to paint a dark and cataclysmic..
IndiaTimes - Published

India's global prestige increased under Modi: BJP Nalin Kohli on 'Howdy Modi!' event

"This indeed is a very important development that President Donald Trump will be participating and meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Howdy Modi event in Texas in Houston. Most of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump to meet with India, Australia leaders in U.S. next week

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet next week with the leaders of India and Australia at events in Texas and Ohio to promote trade and investment.
Reuters - Published

After U.S. court ruling, Honduran newlyweds among migrants clinging to asylum dream

Led by a dream of marrying on U.S. soil, a young Honduran couple traveled thousands of miles from their home in the port city of La Ceiba, narrowly escaping a kidnapping in Mexico before seeking asylum..
Reuters - Published

Naval variant of Tejas successfully conducts 'arrested landing'


IndiaTimes - Published

Mexico pushes U.S. to designate El Paso shooting an act of terrorism

Mexico's government on Wednesday doubled down on its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans and urged the United States to ensure the..
Reuters - Published

Mexico, United States agree to exchange information on El Paso shooting following meeting between representatives of both nations

Mexico said on Tuesday that it had agreed with the United States to exchange information regarding the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas, which killed 22 people.
Firstpost - Published

Around 40,000 register for 'Howdy, Modi' summit in Houston, Texas; mayor says visit will strengthen trade, culture ties

Around 40,000 people have registered themselves for Indian-American community summit 'Howdy, Modi!', which will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 September during his visit to the US..
Firstpost - Published

A week after Texas massacre, El Paso marchers condemn racism

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rouke on Saturday joined a march in the Texas border city of El Paso to condemn last week's mass shooting there, telling the crowd that President Donald Trump..
Reuters - Published

El Paso shooting: Attacker tells police he was targeting 'Mexicans', had published document expressing fears of 'Hispanic invasion' of Texas

The 21-year-old Texan who killed 22 people in an El Paso Walmart told police following his arrest that he was targeting 'Mexicans'.
Firstpost - Published

Texas shooting suspect told police he targeted 'Mexicans'

The suspected gunman accused of killing 22 people in a shooting rampage at Walmart in El Paso, Texas last weekend confessed while surrendering and told police he was targeting "Mexicans," according to..
Reuters - Published

United States officials raid numerous Mississippi food processing plants, arrest 680 on charges of immigration violations

US immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers. The raids, planned months ago, happened just hours before President Donald..
Firstpost - Published

Tally of US mass shootings in 2019 already almost equal to incidents in 2018; study shows attacks have uniform traits

Back-to-back mass shootings in US' Texas and Ohio brought the total number of mass killings so far this year to 23, leaving 131 people dead
Firstpost - Published

Death toll from Texas shooting rampage rises to 22, Trump to visit El Paso

Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump..
Reuters - Published

Donald Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to immigration reform after Ohio, Texas mass shootings that left 29 people dead

US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control
Firstpost - Published

El Paso mass shooting: Toll climbs to 22 as mayor prepares for Donald Trump's visit; local residents express anger over president's trip

The Texas border city jolted by a weekend massacre at a Walmart absorbed more grief Monday as the death toll climbed to 22
Firstpost - Published

Mexican man who shielded wife in Texas mass shooting dies

A Mexican man who threw himself in front of his wife to shield her from bullets in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, died on Monday, officials and his family said, raising the toll of Mexican..
Reuters - Published

Mexico to open first terrorism probe of an event on U.S. territory

Mexico will investigate the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, that killed 22 people, including eight Mexican citizens, as an act of terrorism and may request the suspected shooter be extradited to..
Reuters - Published

Two more Texas shooting victims die in attack, Trump to visit El Paso

Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump..
Reuters - Published

Two Texas shooting victims die in hospital, raising death toll to 22

The death toll rose to 22 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, increasing with two deaths in a hospital days after a spate of shooting sprees, El Paso Police said on..
Reuters - Published

Death toll rises to 21 in Texas mass shooting at Walmart

The death toll rose to 21 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to condemn white supremacy.
Reuters - Published

Texas suspect charged with murder in shooting labeled domestic terrorism

Texas prosecutors charged a man with capital murder for fatally shooting 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday..
Reuters - Published

Prosecutors charge Texas shooting suspect with murder, seek death penalty

A single capital murder charge was filed on Sunday against the man accused of killing 20 people and wounding more than two dozen others at a Walmart store in El Paso, a mass shooting authorities are..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting

A mother of three young children and her husband shielding a baby, along with an Army veteran and a teenage boy were among the 20 people killed on Saturday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El..
Reuters - Published

Walmart massacre in Texas investigated by authorities as domestic terrorism

U.S. authorities investigating what drove a young man from the Dallas area to kill 20 people at a Walmart store hundreds of miles away in the border city of El Paso said on Sunday they are treating it..
Reuters - Published

El Paso shopper, recently arrived from Mexico, took a bullet for his wife

Juan de Dios Velazquez had only moved to El Paso, Texas, with his wife Estela Nicolasa from Ciudad Juarez, just across the border in Mexico, six months before they were caught in Saturday's mass..
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Texas Walmart massacre: El Paso attack being investigated as 'domestic terrorism'

A state prosecutor said they will seek the death penalty for the suspect, Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas.
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Mexico considers litigation labeling El Paso massacre as 'terrorism'

Mexico's attorney general is considering litigation alleging that the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, in which seven Mexicans were among the 20 people killed, was terrorism, the..
Reuters - Published

Democrats aim their outrage at Trump after two mass shootings

Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of..
Reuters - Published

Mexico considering litigation over shooting of Mexicans in the United States: foreign minister

Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that the attorney general would consider litigation claiming that terrorism was committed against Mexicans in a shooting in El Paso, Texas, in..
Reuters - Published

Democrats condemn Trump, white nationalism after two mass shootings

Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of..
Reuters - Published

Walmart says its training helped save lives in prior incident

Days before Saturday's mass shooting that killed 20 people at a Walmart Inc store in El Paso, Texas, another shooting erupted at a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi.
Reuters - Published

President Trump: 'hate has no place in our country'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that "hate has no place in our country" after two mass shootings killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio.
Reuters - Published

Six Mexicans killed in El Paso shooting, Mexican president says

The number of Mexicans killed in a shooting in El Paso, Texas has risen to six, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday, adding that seven other Mexican citizens were injured in..
Reuters - Published

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